City Lights Authors in the News

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and then we became
devorah major

"Fall 2016 Adult Announcements: Poetry"

and then we became selected as a highlight for Fall 2016 by Publishers Weekly.

-Publishers Weekly Jun 17, 2016

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America at War with Itself
Henry A. Giroux

"America at War with Itself: The Sandstorm"

An excerpt from America at War with Itself.

-OpEdNews Sep 24, 2016

"'We No Longer Live in a Democracy': Henry Giroux on a United States at War with Itself"

Interview with Truthout on the subject of America at War with Itself.

-Leslie Thatcher Sep 24, 2016

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Breaking Through Power
It's Easier Than We Think
Ralph Nader

Interview on the Laura Flanders Show

Ralph Nader discusses Breaking Through Power on The Laura Flanders Show.

-The Laura Flanders Show Oct 18, 2016

Book excerpt on Alternet
-Alternet Oct 13, 2016

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The Lost Civilization of Suolucidir
Susan Daitch

Essay on LitHub

"An Incomplete Atlas of Fantastic Maps: Susan Daitch on Literature's Attempt to Map the Countries Yet to Come" by Susan Daitch

Aug 3, 2016

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Dated Emcees
Chinaka Hodge

"Notes from the Kitchen Sisterhood / Fall 2016"

Dated Emcees appears on the Kitchen Sisters "Books we are reading" list.

-The Kitchen Sisters Oct 18, 2016

"Chinaka Hodge Filters Life Through Hip-Hop"

Profile on Chinaka Hodge and her new book Dated Emcees.

-Oakland Magazine Sep 13, 2016

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The Earth Wants YOU
Reverend Billy Talen

Essay for Buzzfeed/Truthout

"Children and Honeybees Oppose the Merger of Two Toxic Giants" by Reverend Billy Talen

-Buzzflash at Truthout Oct 5, 2016

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Woman in Battle Dress
Antonio Benítez-Rojo

"Jessica Powell/'Woman in Battle Dress' Named Finalist for 2016 PEN Center USA Literary Award for Translation"

Jessica Powell named as finalist for the 2016 PEN Center Literary Award for Translation.

-PEN Center USA Aug 25, 2016

"Excerpt of Woman in Battle Dress appearing in Literal: Latin American Voices"

Section of the first chapter of Woman in Battle Dress excerpted.

-Literal: Latin American Voices May 12, 2016

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Shock Treatment
Expanded 25th Anniversary Edition
Karen Finley

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Notes on the Assemblage
Juan Felipe Herrera

"Letras Latinas Exclusive: an interview with Juan Felipe Herrera"

Juan Felipe Herrera interviewed by the Letras Latinas Blog, run by the University of Notre Dame's Institute of Latino Studies. Juan Felipe answers questions specifically about his newest book, Notes on the Assemblage.

-Letras Latinas Blog Sep 26, 2016

"U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera Headlines Fresno's LitHop"

Video: Footage of United States Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera headlining LitHop with a well-attended appearance at Fresno City College's Old Administration Building Auditorium Saturday night, April 23, 2016 in Fresno, Calif. Clip includes part of his keynote speech and his book signing.

-Fresno Bee Apr 24, 2016

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Beautiful Chaos
A Life in the Theater
Carey Perloff

Feature in Hoodline

A.C.T. Director's Memoir Chosen For Library's Annual 'One City, One Book' Honor

-Hoodline Sep 12, 2016

"Stage Directions Magazine"

"In Beautiful Chaos, Carey Perloff, artistic director of San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater, examines her career, art and theatre."

-Stage Directions Magazine Sep 30, 2015